News Archive

Healthy forests create healthier economies

Every $10 invested by the federal government can make a $13 difference to rural northern Arizona economies while creating healthy forests and reducing the risk of catastrophic wildfire. That, according to an Ecological Restoration Institute at Northern Arizona University study released this week.
Read More

Coconino Voices: Newest endangered species: old growth pines

Fifteen years ago, forest ecologists estimated old growth ponderosa pine trees had only about 30 years before most of them would disappear across large areas of the Southwest. These are the towering golden or orange-barked trees that smell like a delicious blend of vanilla and butterscotch and
Read More